There are 7 ways to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) N26 / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Queensferry, Stonycroft Road (at Scotmid) to Gogarburn A8 63

$4 - $7

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Train, tram  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Take the tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway (Edinburgh Trams) to Saughton (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$5 - $8

Line 43 bus, bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Queensferry, Police Station (Rose Lane) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) 43 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) N26 / ...

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo 6.7 miles

$23 - $29

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo 6.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo 6.7 miles

$15 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo. However, there are services departing from Queensferry, Stonycroft Road (at Scotmid) and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo via Gogarburn A8. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Edinburgh Zoo is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 24 min to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo, including transfers.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Queensferry, Stonycroft Road (at Scotmid) station.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Gogarburn A8 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo.

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There are 2336+ hotels available in Edinburgh Zoo. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo.
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  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Dalmeny to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway (Edinburgh Trams) to Saughton (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Queensferry, Stonycroft Road (at Scotmid) to Gogarburn A8
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Queensferry, Police Station (Rose Lane) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$15 - $21
UberX
$15 - $21
uberXL
$22 - $35
Exec
$23 - $35
Taxi from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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